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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Wanted Subject-Laurel


Date Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Laurel- The Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a suspect who is wanted in connection with an attempted burglary.

The incident occurred on December 17, 2018 at approximately 7:56 p.m., when Troopers responded to a residence in the 34000 block of Columbia Road for a report of a burglary in progress.  Upon arrival, Troopers learned that 31-year-old Jamere D. Knox of Salisbury, MD (no photo available) had arrived at the residence with several subjects.  Knox proceeded to attempt to kick in the front door to the residence and threaten his ex-girlfriend.  During this incident there was a 23-year-old female, 49-year-old female, and 3-year-old child inside of the residence.  Prior to the Troopers arrival, Knox fled the area.  There were no reports of injuries.

Troopers have been unable to locate Knox who is currently wanted out of Troop 5 for the following:

  • Attempted to Commit Burglary Second Degree
  • Terroristic Threatening
  • Conspiracy Second Degree
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Disorderly Conduct

Anyone with information in reference to the whereabouts of Knox is asked to please contact Troop 5 at 302-337-8253.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@delaware.gov

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 010319 1747

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